This chapter provides an overview of the currently available antiepileptic drugs. At this time, there are 24 antiepileptic drugs approved by the FDA, several only recently. Some drugs have more than one mechanism of action. Some of these agents have only one particular indication, while others have a broad spectrum of action. A few are approved only for adjunct therapy. A common classification is by generation.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Essentials of Pharmacology for Anesthesia, Pain Medicine, and Critical Care|
|Publisher||Springer New York|
|Number of pages||31|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2015|
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